chickens not laying

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by fdehaven, Oct 26, 2010.

  1. fdehaven

    fdehaven In the Brooder

    Nov 17, 2009
    Woodland, PA
    My father in law has 4 plymouth rock and 1 rhode island red they are a bout 22 weeks old and have not started to lay yet. Is this common? We were told to remove the rooster and they may start to lay. Has anyone else heard of this? Does anyone know how long it takes for them to start to lay? I have 7 rhode island reds and they layed at around 19 weeks. Thanks for your help
  2. Adora

    Adora Chirping

    Aug 27, 2010
    Southeast NC
    Just like people, chickens mature at their own rate. Just give it time.

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